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CalaCuncheddi Hotel, Sardinia

Interior Design: Molteni&Co

A few meters away from the beach Li Cuncheddi, on the granitic headland of Capo Ceraso in Northern Sardinia, CalaCuncheddi 4 Stars Superior Hotel reopens its doors to the public completely renewed.

The Hotel has been conceived with respect to the stunning landscape it is surrounded by, from the big natural park with secular olives and lush vegetation, to the golden dunes drawn by the wind alternating rocky areas.

Post Tower Bonn

Bonn Buildings – Architecture

Post Tower, a 163-m high office tower in Bonn, Germany, receives the 10 Year Award from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).

The 10 Year Award recognizes proven value and performance in a tall building over a period of 10 years since its completion.

Art Gallery of Alberta

Randall Stout Architects, Los Angeles

Randall Stout has died

The architect who worked with Frank Gehry and SOM before establishing his own architecture practice – Randall Stout Architects – in 1996 died aged 56 at his home in Los Angeles.

Trondheim Home

Trondheim Home, Norway

Design: TYIN tegnestue Architects

This project is the first attempt by these architects at commercial architecture in the Norwegian setting, and thus a learning experience. It is the first time working with building codes and regulations on Norwegian soil.

Maritime Museum

The Médard and the Maritime Museums

Design: C+D Architecture

Lunel and Sète offer two new museums to the Languedoc Roussillon region Sète, France. The recently opened Médard Museum in Lunel and the Maritime Museum in Sète are now part of a wide choice of cultural visits offered in Languedoc Roussillon.

St. John’s College Oxford

MacCormac Jamieson Prichard – Architects

RIBA Past President Sir Richard MacCormac has died aged 75.

“Richard’s death is a great loss to architecture. ‘His inspirational work extended the humanist and crafted tradition of British architecture whether it be at the Cable and Wireless Building, Fitzwilliam College Chapel, or the Ruskin Library at the University of Lancaster.”

Wohnen Mit Scharf

Wohnen mit Scharf – Housing in Vienna

Design: SUPERBLOCK

The site of the Nordbahnhof (Vienna North Station) in the second district is currently considered one of the largest inner-city development areas in Vienna. This conversion area (former train station) is becoming a location for a new forward-looking city quarter.

Strandparken

Strandparken Building B – Sweden

Design: Wingårdh

It’s nine stories high with a load-bearing frame of solid wood from Martinsson’s, and the outside is entirely clad in cedar shingles. It looks like a wooden house.

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Thompson Rivers University Law School, Canada

Design: Diamond Schmitt Architects

The first new law school in Canada in 30 years has opened its new home at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia. The design by Diamond Schmitt Architects revitalizes an existing campus building known as the Old Main with an iconic two-storey addition that provides 45,000-sqft of state-of-the-art learning space.

Mentmore Terrace Hackney

Mentmore Terrace Hackney

Design: USE Architects

The architect says, “There is certainly an element of homage to the Bauhaus in the overall design, and the façade and its relationship to the windows and balconies is the only element of decoration. The concept is inspired by the book Fahrenheit 451 by Raymond Bradbury and so we have used a 4.5.1. ratio for the various panels.”

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Uzuri Hotel Resort, Zanzibar

Design: Jestico + Whiles

Award-winning architecture and interior design practice Jestico + Whiles has been appointed to design a new hotel resort for RSJ Private Equity, on the beautiful island of Zanzibar, located in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Tanzania.

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Shanghai Garden Villa, China

Design: Studio Twist

The villa is organized into 2 rectilinear blocks sitting on an arrangement of walls that extend into the surrounding garden. These 2 blocks interlock at a 3-storey tall screened box that houses a lift and spiral staircase in the center of the site. On the ground floor, half of the villa is designed for formal hosting and meetings whilst the other half contains the family living quarters.